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Apodyterium - Caracalla - Rome

Apodyterium - Caracalla - Rome

The Best Toilet in History  A Roman toilet in the shape of a chariot from Caracalla , Rome , 2nd/3rd-Century AD!  At the British museum!!  Shared by Edith Cruz.  http://historybuff.com/the-best-toilet-in-history-bWl3deOrDJ0O Shared by Edith Cruz

A latrine from the Baths of Caracalla in Rome, shaped like a chariot. It is very similar to the Greek chair in shape with the high back and sloping arms, however it is has the chariot wheels and serves as a latrine. Both chairs are also made of marble.

Ancient Roman bath- one of the reasons I fell in love with Roman architecture

Ancient Roman bath- one of the reasons I fell in love with Roman architecture

Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp c.1945

Dr Fritz Klein stands in a mass grave at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp after its liberation by British and Canadian forces April 1945

Why the modern bathroom is a wasteful, unhealthy design

Why the modern bathroom is a wasteful, unhealthy design

Piped water may be the greatest convenience ever known, but Lloyd Alter argues that our sewage systems and bathrooms are a disaster

The frigidarium (cold bath), last stop before bathing's done... tepidarium, caldarium, frigidarium...cold dunk after a hot steam, to harden the muscles and better blood circulation.

The frigidarium (cold bath), last stop before bathing's done... tepidarium, caldarium, frigidarium...cold dunk after a hot steam, to harden the muscles and better blood circulation.

ELECTRA (Elektra) One of the Oceanides, the wife of the sea-god Thaumas and mother of the Rainbow (Iris) and the Storm-Gusts (Harpyiae). She...

Birth of Venus Type: Fresco, Imperial Roman IV Style Context: Pompeii, House of Venus AD Period: Imperial Roman.

Detail from the Athletes mosaic from the Baths of Caracalla, now at the Vatican Museums

191 Detail from the Athletes mosaic from the Baths of Caracalla, now at the Vatican Museums

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